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. >> reporter: today he showed a face of resolve. he did say that his law office has been the target of vandalism in the past, specifically rocks thrown through the windows. the mayor clearly believes its some kind of message of intimidation. >> let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am nowt not now, nor will i ever be, intimidated by such cowardly acts of conduct. >> reporter: vallejo police are still saying they do not know who caused this. >> i think there could be. until we know for sure, we have to look at it in those terms. >> reporter: there's some criticism from some aspects of the community here for supporting the police in some officer-involved shootings recently. but police are not saying whether that might be the motivation for this fire. they're not citing any evidence whatsoever of the so-called domestic terrorism. now that there's been a second arson just down the street, the question comes up, could this just be a firebug that has absolutely no statement whatsoever to make? reporting live in vallejo, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> the other big story we're follow
pretenses. >> reporter: the state says no can do. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the mo
and universities to ask for your social media password. today the governor signed two bills into law to increase privacy protection. those measures forbid any company or school to demand user names and passwords of potential students and employees and a cannot punish those who do not give up that information. >> the formula for determining how well california schools are performing academically is about to change. governor jerry brown signed a law that will lessen the impact of standardized test into that equation. john ramos finds out that teachers are all for it. >> fremont high school in oakland is a bad school. that is what the state is telling people when they compare test results to higher scoring good schools. but ask the kids in his college prep class and it will tell you that they're sick of the simplistic labels. >> for a district judge me on a test score, is just like, it is ignorant because you don't even know me. >> a lot of times we are categorized as people but were slow or smart but it is not true. the test does not show that. >> now the legislature agrees, when state governor je
: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. you think this can't happen? i'm going to admissibility i got a new car about five years ago. i ran out of gas on the bay bridge. it's a prius. and i ran out of gas. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i didn't really understand the gauge. so it is a big doh... but it can happen. and if you're stuck out of gas like that guy back there might be, you're in a lot of trouble. >> you're a big man, mike, to admit that. [ laughter ] >> so what are you doing -- which of those events are you going to? >> well, i'm going to the giants game. >> okay. i knew it. >> reporter: i hope to see them win but i'm going to walk. >> le
. for the record, most of these people are out here to have a good time, and yes there breaking traffic laws, of course. but they are mostly having a good time, not trying to start fights. it has calmed down in recent years in fact. >> they're getting older, more mature maybe? >> maybe so, or maybe it sent a message to the people among them that would start those sites that it is just not worth it, and maybe motorists have gotten used to what has become a cultural events once a month. >> 20 years, thank you very much. >> now a story where they're supposed to use their inside voice but they don't, the crowds have been loud, nasty, and business has come to a screeching halt at city meetings in oakland. what is more, many don't like a possible solution. mark sayers is here with a plan that could cut back on the number of people that they allow inside of the meetings. >> oakland city officials insist that this plan has nothing to do with trying to stifle free speech but some people say that is not the way that they see it. >> this recording from a city council meeting earlier this month shows th
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